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Tim Allen responds to Twitter hoax claiming he’s dead

July 31, 2020



US comedian Tim Allen has taken to social media to rubbish claims shared on Twitter that the 67-year-old had died.


The Home Improvement and Last Man Standing star started trending on Twitter on Thursday, after sports bloggers promised followers free codes for NFL video game Madden if they could correctly identify Mr Allen from a picture posted on the platform.


The picture competition then prompted the actor's name to start trending on the platform along with the hashtag "RIP Tim Allen"

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